May 20, 2015


18 Things You Didn't Know About Mariah Carey's 18 Number One Singles

#1"Vision of Love" Was Written by High School Mariah

Mariah Carey wrote her debut single and first No. 1 hit when she was just 17. Penned while she was in high school with producer-friend Ben Margulies, they recorded it for the young singer's eventual demo tape. After signing a record deal, label execs loved the song and convinced Mimi to alter it a little bit, including a new tempo and additional instrumentation for its release.

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